One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Achieve benefit from (an undertaking or exercise)‘everyone who took part in the course got a lot out of it’
- ‘And I presume one would test that by asking whether the company got any benefit out of the loan?’
- ‘On the other hand, I got a lot out of the book's part about South America and the Middle East.’
- ‘It sounds very sad but I got a real kick out of that.’
- ‘I also got a good reference out of the course and it showed me how to write my own CV, something I would never have done before.’
- ‘‘It's been extremely well received and the pupils have got a lot out of it,’ she said.’
- ‘Now I try to ride the crest of the wave more, but I got a lot out of almost drowning a few times.’
- ‘Of course she got something out of it, but it wasn't money.’
- ‘Not a lot of dancing going on here but I guarantee that the people that want to put a lot of effort into an exercise class in the pool will get huge benefits out of it.’
- ‘I really get a buzz out of someone achieving something, it's great when you see them finally do it.’
- ‘It's a great programme and I've got a lot out of the readings and assignments from my previous papers.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.